11 Oct 2018
CIArb is delighted to announce the appointment of The Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, former Chief Justice of Canada for 17 years, as Patron of the Canada Branch. Pictured here with Justice McLachlin are Paul Tichauer (L), Chair of the Canada Branch, and James Bridgeman (R), 2018 President of the CIArb.
Ms McLachlin works as an arbitrator and mediator in Canada and internationally and brings a wealth of experience to the role following over thirty-five years in deciding a wide range of business law and public law disputes.
29 Nov 2023Joint intervention success as Churchill judgment allows the courts to order parties to mediate
In a significant moment for mediation, the highly anticipated Churchill judgment overturns the decision in Halsey, confirming it is not a breach of human rights to integrate mediation into the court process and, where appropriate, to order parties to mediate. CMC, Ciarb and CEDR joined forces to intervene in the case, arguing strongly for this outcome.
16 Nov 2023Ciarb intervenes twice during UNCITRAL WG III’s latest session
In a lively session focusing on the establishment of an advisory centre in international law and cross-cutting issues, Ciarb intervened twice on behalf of members.